Dr. Chris D’Adamo is an epidemiologist with research interests in the synergistic effects of healthy lifestyle practices and genetics on human health as well as outcomes evaluations of multi-modality, whole-practice integrative health interventions and programs. He received his Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and is currently an Assistant Professor with dual appointments in the Center for Integrative Medicine within the Department of Family & Community Medicine as well as in the Department of Epidemiology & Public Health. Dr. D’Adamo serves as the Director of Research at the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine and holds an adjunct faculty position in the multi-campus Gerontology Doctoral Program of the University of Maryland. He also serves as Senior Program Advisor to The Institute for Integrative Health, a Baltimore-based non-profit with expertise in health programming for underserved communities. Dr. D’Adamo has served as Principal Investigator on a wide variety of studies including a large outcomes evaluation conducted across a national collaborative of integrative medicine clinics, exercise as a treatment for chronic disease, the efficacy of dietary supplements in promoting overall health and wellness, therapeutic music for improvement in cancer outcomes, and outcomes evaluations of nutrition, physical activity, and mindfulness meditation programs in urban communities.
Nutrigenomics, micronutrients, dietary supplements, nutritional epidemiology, inflammation, healthy aging, exercise, weight management.
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